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New York City: On Sunday of St. Mary of Egypt, Archbishop Gabriel of Montreal & Canada celebrates Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral - 04/20/21

On April 18, the 5th Sunday of Great Lent, that of St. Mary of Egypt, Archbishop Gabriel of Montreal & Canada celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City.


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Blountville, TN: Sacrament of Holy Unction served in St. Tikhon Church - 04/19/21

On Friday, April 9, clergy and a multitude of faithful from the surrounding area gathered at St. Tikhon Church in Blountville, TN to participate in the Rite of Holy Unction.


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Washington, DC: Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan visits St. John the Baptist Cathedral - 04/14/21

On Friday, April 9, His Grace Nicholas, Bishop of Manhattan, arrived in Washington, DC to lead the divine services in St. John the Baptist Cathedral for the 4th Sunday of Great Lent.


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Howell, NJ: New Jersey Deanery holds Clergy Gathering - 04/13/21

On April 11, the Sunday of Venerable John Climacus, the clergy of the New Jersey Deanery gathered at St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Howell, NJ, for a Lenten Vespers, a spiritual talk, and fraternal interaction.


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Jordanville, NY: On Feast of Annunciation, Bishop Luke celebrates Liturgy in Holy Trinity Monastery - 04/11/21

On Wednesday, April 7, the great feast of the Annunciation of the Most Holy Theotokos, Eastern American Diocesan vicar Bishop Luke of Syracuse celebrated Divine Liturgy in Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY.


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New York City: Annunciation of the Most Holy Theotokos in celebrated in Synodal Cathedral - 04/09/21

On Tuesday the 6th and Wednesday the 7th of April, the great feast of the Annunciation of the Most Holy Theotokos, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern American & New York officiated the festal All-Night Vigil and Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City, co-served by Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan.


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New York City: On Sunday of the Cross, Metropolitan Hilarion celebrates Liturgy in Synodal Cathedral - 04/05/21

On April 4, the Sunday of the Veneration of the Cross, Metropolitan Hilarion of Eastern America & New York celebrated Divine Liturgy in the Synodal Cathedral of the Sign in New York City, co-served by diocesan vicar Bishop Nicholas of Manhattan.


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Howell, NJ: Bishop Jerome celebrates Liturgy, performs Diaconal Ordination in St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral - 04/05/21

On April 4, the Sunday of the Cross, His Grace, Bishop Jerome (Shaw), paid an archpastoral visit to St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral in Howell, NJ, where he celebrated Divine Liturgy


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Methuen, MA: Clergy of New England Deanery hold Gathering at St. Xenia Church - 04/04/21

On Friday, April 2, clergy of the New England Deanery gathered at St. Xenia Church in Methuen, MA for Presanctified Liturgy.


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Nanuet, NY: 60th Anniversary of Archpriest Alexander Fedorowski’s Priestly Ordination celebrated in Novo-Diveevo Convent - 04/03/21

On Thursday, April 1, diocesan hierarchs joined the clergy and parishioners of Holy Dormition Convent "Novo-Diveevo" in Nanuet, NY in gathering to honor longtime convent cleric Archpriest Alexander Fedorowski on the 60th anniversary of his ordination to the holy priesthood.


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Announcement from the Diocesan Media Office
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Palm Coast, FL: Fundraiser for Deacon Lev Opie
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St. Innocent Press: "Grains of Wisdom & Piety from the Reposed Archpastors of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad"
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Jordanville, NY: Fourth 2020 Issue of Pravoslavnaia Rus' now Available for Download
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"Fr. Cyprian died, and we suddenly got gifts from him!" – An Unusual Story from the Life of the Main Iconographer of the Russian Diaspora - 04/15/21

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Archimandrite Cyprian (Pyzhov). The main iconographer of the Russian Diaspora, he was a spiritual pillar of the Russian Church Abroad. As His Grace, Bishop Luke (Murianka), current abbot of Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY, tells me, Fr. Cyprian was "second leader" of the community


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New York City: First Anniversary of Repose of Scoutmaster-Subdeacon Wladimir Fedoroff - 03/25/21

On Wednesday morning, March 25, 2020, several days after suffering a stroke, Scoutmaster Subdeacon Wladimir Fedoroff, cleric of St. Seraphim Memorial Church in Sea Cliff, NY, reposed in the Lord. He was 89 years old.


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Archpriest Seraphim Chemodakov: "I Hear Some of the Most Heartfelt Confessions in My Sessions" - 03/15/21

The future Father Seraphim was born in Herkimer, NY when his father, now Archpriest Nikita Chemodakov, studied at Holy Trinity Seminary in Jordanville. Seraphim earned a Diploma in Applied Science (Microbiology) at the University of Western Sydney in Australia in 1998;


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"The Way We Serve is our Means of Communicating with God" – An Interview with Archpriest Pimen Simon - 02/18/21

Fr. Pimen himself can’t remember when the Old Believer Soloviev family began to use the surname Simon. Neither did his father, Eustathius. On the other hand, Fr. Pimen remembers well that he and his Matushka Maria and their children and grandchildren have attended the Church of the Nativity of Christ in Erie, PA, on the banks of the Great Lake of the same name, their entire lives.


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Bishop Luke of Syracuse: Thoughts Concerning COVID-19 Vaccines - 01/28/21

Many of the faithful are asking whether it is permissible to receive the new COVID-19 vaccines. After reviewing with trusted Orthodox medical advisors, we have concluded that some of the concerns lack foundation in fact, while others are legitimate


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